Brazil's CSN posts 250.4 mln reais net loss in 3rd-qtr

viernes 14 de noviembre de 2014 06:49 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO Nov 14 (Reuters) - Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA posted a net loss of 250.4 million reais ($97.1 million) in the third quarter according to a Friday securities filing, below both analyst forecasts and the same period last year.

A Reuters poll of four analysts had forecast earnings of 85.5 million reais. CSN posted a net profit of 503 million reais in the quarter last year.

($1 = 2.58 reais) (Reporting by Stephen Eisenhammer Editing by W Simon)